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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Reign of King Stephen : 1135-1154.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
|Named Person:||Stephen, King of England; Stephen, King of England|
|Material Type:||Biography, Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Notes:||Taxation and tenseries.|
|Description:||1 online resource (399 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps and Genealogical Table; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction: Feudalism, Anarchy, the Baron de Montesquieu and Bishop Stubbs; PART ONE: THE CAUSES OF THE CIVIL WAR: STEPHEN AS COUNT AND KING, 1113-1139; 1. The Count of Mortain; The Anglo-Norman realm; Stephen and King Henry of England; Count Stephen and the succession to England; 2. Succession; December 1135; From Westminster to Oxford: Christmas 1135 to Easter 1136; The Easter court of March 1136; 3. Wales and Normandy; Wales and the March; Normandy. The growth of faction, December 11374. The Summer of Rebellions, 1138; The lions escape the arena; 5. Radicalism and Conspiracy; The creation of new earls; Bishop Henry of Winchester and the new regime; The fall of Roger of Salisbury; King Stephen's reputation in 1139; PART TWO: THE CIVIL WAR, 1139-1147; 6. Civil War in England; The formation of the empress's party in England; Containment; Appendix --
Bungay, the Beaumonts and the Bigods; 7. The Ideology of Civil War; The debate between the parties; The ideology of the 'tenurial crisis'; The ideology of kinship and 'patriarchal' politics. 8. LincolnStalemate and peace talks, 1140; Public order and the battle of Lincoln, February 1141; Appendix I --
The dating of Regesta iii, no. 178; Appendix II --
Encore le château de 'Galclint'; 9. Lords and Order; Kings, aristocracies and order in England and Normandy; Honors, affinities and regional power; The consequences of political insecurity and the political order; Lions and jackals; Appendix --
The 'affinity' in the twelfth century; 10. The Failure of the Empress; From Lincoln to London; The release of King Stephen; 11. The Failure of King Stephen; The loss of Normandy, 1141-44. The recapture of Oxford (December 1142)Neutralism, misjudgement and stalemate (1143); 12. The End of the Civil War; Earl Robert and the fight for Gloucester, 1144-47; Stephen, his new men and his earls, 1142-47; King Stephen and Earl Ranulf of Chester, 1144-47; PART THREE: SETTLING THE KINGDOM, 1147-1154; 13. War, Peace and the Magnates, 1147-1152; The treaties of 1148-49; The departure of the empress and the cause of Duke Henry, 1148-50; Stephen, Count Eustace and the Church; The fight for Normandy, 1150-52; Appendix --
The Date of the Chester-Leicester Conventio; 14. The Solution. The campaign of 1153The peace settlement of 1153; Duke Henry in Normandy; The end of the reign; Appendix I --
The date of the Worcester campaigns, 1150-51; Appendix II --
What happened at Siston, 1138-53; PART FOUR: THE IMPACT OF STEPHEN'S REIGN; 15. The Church; Did Stephen have a policy towards the Church?; The significance of the Oxford charter of 1136; Elections and appointments; Church courts; Stephen and the papacy; Monasticism and society; The spirituality of the king and queen; 16. The Nation; England and its empire; Earls and governors; Stephen's exchequer; The coinage; The forest.